Wind farm dealings still under scrutiny
"(G)et cape wind done by sept. 30. That's important to the president," Issa quotes Silver as saying in an email to loan program senior adviser Peter O'Rourke.
August 10, 2012
by Patrick Cassidy
in Cape Cod Times
A GOP lawmaker continues to question whether federal officials were pressured to approve aspects of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm, including a multibillion dollar loan from the government that was never awarded.
In a five-page letter sent Wednesday to President Barack Obama, U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, requests additional documents related to the Energy Department's 1705 Loan Guarantee Program and ties perceived pressure to approve a loan for Cape Wind to other decisions by loan program administrators that, he says, contradicted advice from top economic advisers.
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